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Ancol prepares tourist boats for Idul Fitri holiday

News Desk

The Jakarta Post

Jakarta  /  Thu, June 14, 2018  /  07:03 am
Ancol prepares tourist boats for Idul Fitri holiday

Some of the tourist boats in Ancol Taman Impian (Ancol Dreamland), North Jakarta. (Ancol Taman Impian/File)

The Idul Fitri holiday has begun and those who do not travel to their hometown may want to consider visiting Ancol Taman Impian (Ancol Dreamland) in North Jakarta.

The park’s management has reportedly provided over 50 tourist boats for visitors who want to marvel at the view of Ancol beach from the sea for around 20 minutes.

The boats are already equipped with life jackets and will be helmed by experienced fishermen.

Read also: Jakpost guide to Ancol

Each boat has is named after a different Indonesian beach and comes with lighting for evening trips.  

“We’ve done preparation for 52 tourist boats to welcome the visitors of Ancol during the Lebaran holiday,” said Sunarto, the general manager of Ancol Taman Impian, in a press release.

The boats are available at Ancol's Lagoon, Indah and Molek beaches.

Each passenger will be required to pay Rp 20,000 (US$1.4), while the price for a group ranges between Rp 200,000 and Rp 300,000. One boat can accommodate up to 20 passengers. (wir/kes)